The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 12, 1951 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 12, 1951
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1951 BLVTHEVTLLE (ARK,) COUfllEH NETTS PAGE Arkansas Nen>s Briefs— Private Utilities Go to Court With Fight Against Steam Plant By TIIF, ASSOCIATED I'KKSS LITTLE ROCK—Fouv private utilities—twice defeated before the Arkansas Public Service Commission in their fight against a proposed co-operative generating plant—have taken their case to court. M' The private firms and a labor union yesterday appealed the TSC's approval of the project to Pulasiii county Circuit Court. The action followed a 2-to-l decision by the psc to reject a motion for a new hearings. In their appeal, the utilities charged that the PSC "refused, neglected and [ailed to mention or discuss, but wholly ignored, vital and material issues and contentions made by the petitioners and the undisputed facts in support thereof." Circuit Judge Guy Amslcr set Sept. 18 for a preliminary healing Moses Re-Elected to Head Power Company LITTLE ROCK—C. Hamilton Moses has been re-elected president and chaiiman of the board of the Arkansas Power and Light Co. All other officers and directors of the firm also were re-elected at the annual directors' meeting here yesterday. Chaftee Soldier Convicted of Assault GREENWOOD—A Camp' Chaffee soldier has been convicted of assault with intent to rape a 17-year-old Barling,. Ark., girl. However, sentencing of Cpl. Carl W. Smith of near Tonkawa, Okla., has been delayed pending a motion for a new trial. The motion is a formal step required before appealing to the Arkansas Supreme Court. Hearing tor Wealthy Oilman Postponed HOT SPRINGS—A hearing for A. B. (Buck) Turner, accused of threatening hijs estranged wife with an ashtray stand in an office ^pllding here, has been postponed indefinitely. V'. Municipal Judge Lloyd Darnell granted the postponement yesterday when advised that the wealthy oilman was being treated in > Little Rock hospital. Turner was charged last week with assault with Intent to kill 38 > result of the alleged altercation. He is free under $2,500 bond. last Arkansas to Have Day at Stock Show LITTLE ROCK—East Arkansas will have a special day again this year at the Arkansas Livestock Show. State Sen. Clyde S. Byrd, secretary-manager of. the show, said the day will b« Oct. 4. He said more than 3,000 east Arkansans visited the show on their dap last year. "WHA HOP PEN?"—Whatever is happening off to the left seems to have sparked startled stares from crooner Frank Sinatra and his girl friend, Ava Gardner. Frankie is appearing at a Las Vegas, night club while arranging for a quickie divorce from his wife, *Nancv lhal will free him to marry Ava. Fulbright Elaborates on Stand Of Backing Truman in '52 Vote WASHINGTON. Sept. 12. </T> — duct of our government, I feel that Senator Pulbright ID-Ark), who (it is my duty to support the basic said recently that he would support | rules of the system." Aliens, Married Men Plague Draft Boards President Truman for re-election if Mr. Truman gets the Democratic : nomination, has elaborated on his stand, The senator tcld a newsman he Magnolia Boy Accidentally Hangs Self MAGNOLIA—An 11-year-old bey accidentally hanged himself on a homemade trapeze in the garage of his home here. Night Chief of Police Leo Ncely said the boy was Thomas A. epauMIng. 3rd, son of Mr. and Mrs. ThomM A. Spauldlng, Jr. Neely said young Spaulding's borty WM found early last night by a younger sister. The accident apparently occurred when the youth mounted a ladder to reach the trapeze, lost his balance, fell and caught his neck In the rope, Neely >ald. Tackett Says Government Regulation "*" Business May Continue in Peace FORT SMITH, Ark., Sept. 12. fff) —If the government is allowed to regulate business during a national emergency, it will continue to do BO in peacetime, says Rep. Boyd Tnckett (D-Ark). In an address before the Fort Smith Lions Club yesterdHy, Tnck- ett said the government, therefore, should not be allowed to direct business operations during an emergency, adding: "If we continue to carry on the Democratic form of government, there always will be an emergency —a* long u the world dues not believe In our *yst*m ot democracy." He al?o declared that "If we ever become partners of the federal government—paying 50 cent* tax out of each dollar earned—then we'll be In bad shape." Tackett opposed th« rotation of National Guard unit* M » whole from Korea. ^ "I don't think we should reca •^bldiers by the unit system because t would leave units without combat- wise troops and leaders," he said. Some Fort Smith organizations have been seeking the return of he 937th field artillery battalion as a unit. Korean veterans no A- are rotated on an individual basin. had received many letters from, Arkansas criticizing h i s position, which he stated on a national radio broadcast, In a letter to the Arkansas Gazett* in Little Rock, Senator Pul- bright said: "I feel sure that many of those who have written such critical letters to the Gazette and to me did not hear the complete broadcast but jumped to the conclusion on the basis of the headlines in the press." Pledge Recalled Fulbright pointed out in the tet- ter that wh«n he first became & candidate for public office in 1942, he signed a pledge "that I would support the Democratic nominees in the general election." "So long as I hold public office as a result ot having been elected to that office as a nominee of the Democratic Party, it seem&-to me that it if, my duty to abide by the established rules of the party," said the senator. Does Not Mean BHndnrM He added that this does not mean "that I should blindly follow every policy of a Democratic President, and I have not, a* everyone mows. "However, since I believe that our two-party system is the best that I can think of for the orderly ron- Fulbripht did not say who he would support for; the Democratic Presidential nomination. In 1948, he supported Senator Russell (D-Ga) for the nomination. WASHINGTON. Sept. 12. (>P>- Ap cklish question of the registration f alien. 1 ; for the draft is delaying dopUoti of new Selective Service emulations. ' Meanwhile, some draft boards os I less at the Ing of almost three nouths since the passage of the universal military training and ser- law are starting to reclassify less married men without 'jvait- ng for (he new rules. The regulations, as sent to the White House by Selective Service, call for the registration of all draft- age aliens In the United SUio.s unless ihfty are specifically exempt., as in the case of diplomatic personnel. United Nations families, students, and persons admitted on temporary visas. The State Department has protested that this may violate treatj alliances with some IB nations, including countries such as S'vit7#r- latirt, Germany, Austria, and al. least one Russian satellite, Hungary Treaties Interfere These treaties, some ot them dating back to early U. S, history, con- lain agreements that each signer will refrain from Inducting mtion- ai.s of the other into military ser vice. A ruling from (he attorney gen eral is expected this week. Once the issue has been settled. Presi dent Truman Is expected *o issui the new regulations promptly, pos iiibly next week. , The new regulations. In addition to providing for the registration of aliens and the reclasslficalion of childless married men. lower the hysical standards of Ihosn of Feb uary 1945—lowest in World W I—and reduce the draft age from 9 to 18'4 years. Col. Daniel O. Omer, ct*' ounsel of the Selective Service System, told a reporter that a ncal boards already have started re- lassifying childless married men as -A—that Is, immediately eligible for nduction. "Whenever we pet a chance say so. we suggest thnt the loc boards await the regulations," Or ct, "We admit frankly that th not complete uniformity, but our knowledge no erroneous Indu -ion has resulted." Little Rock Man Pulled from River NORTH LITTLh; ROCK, Sept. 12 lift— A 28-year-old North Little Roc man is alive today probably onl because A fellow townsman pullc, him from the Arkansas River seve: minutes after he jumped from bridge. North Little Rock pnlice said Jac McLendon stepped off the Ma Street bridge connecting LIU Rock and North Little Rock at abou 5:27 p.m. • At 5:34 .lew Whitman had dive Into the river, grabbed ^Acl,cmlo and swam back to shore with hiti Officers, who called '.he jump a apparent suicide attempt, said Me Lendon was at first offered a Ion pole but that he made, no attemp to grasp it. Then Whitman rescue the man. r wo Motorists 'Steam Up' Again n Jaunt Toward New York DETROIT, B<>|>1. IJ. (AP> —Daunt- fussed, but.all In good sport. Th» Jack Brausc and Rube de Launty inked up—pardon, steamed up. tor> •for another leg of their r:\re <?ast- ar*i today. Ganpway, here they come. Nt-xf, top, Toledo. Their pnod-huinotpd contest, in- olving the slonm versus gasoline* lower issues nnri twn museum-piff.'i.' utomobilrs, was not much nv.rc han bnrely bc^un. It was a long way to go yet—1> New York. Up to thus point ]> Launtv. 1(1 prr-ss interviewed them at length, Of his troublns en route. Including the tire and rim which his car flipped off. DC Launty had naught hut srorn. "Tire trouble can happen to anybody, even yours," he said to a gent iti a new car. BrniKft admitted the explosion* Iir-m ihe steamer might "scare the dickens r>ut of everybody else" but not himself. "Not an old steamer man like me, 1 * he said. -The Stanley and I ar- inrt the price in his na«)linc-clnven I uolng to make it to New York all 911 Stoddard-Daylon. [right." Sponsoring officials (icured it .at) ' one hour and 35 minutes cl^psntll time over Rrause, 76, and his 1013 ! I !.,—.4-.«» Stanley Steamer. i LIVCSlOCK From I he Cliicaeo stnrt to D.*- troit. ne Launty was lir«r»cl In 1-1:11. Bra use In 15:40. It's about 30:) 'nil".-; Rivals Taken to Heart MoUmmilndert Delroil, whore the automobile Rred, took hrnrt, NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, !«., Sept. 12. l/l'j— tUSDA)— Hogs 9000; bnirows and gilts 180 lbs up steady »» w .«uim, w .u-.r i: ,v to 15 lrnvor tlian Tuesday's aver- was virtually born and *° c ' "V-Hter kinds steady to 36 the elderly rivals 4 o ii."i l " WTr: SOWR mostl V 2 & lower; top 20 GO' H"ll^ lf"^ OOA i 20.50, Anything that runs on whorls ).hound to he a fascination here. lint j on this occasion—whoops! I Troni the tnoment nrausn vnti De Launty clni^gect !in(i puffed into the (iowntrnvn traffic: whirlpool they wore :i show, imleeci. Willi its lop up and big headlights Blcarnins, DC Launty's 8todcl:irrt- Dayton was really x fanr:y Joh. So was the snooty, inidprslmirc steamor ns she rollod now and then tawlne off an explosion. Yesteryear, a time Ions past anrt pone. Anyone with hnlt a heart and a memory of Ihe early century would have lovcri It. ' Cnmaratllo Prevails De I>nnnly mid Brause were <lls- - tinguished visitors. They argued nnd blllk 100-230 Ibs, one price, H at new low level for 240-210 Ibs 19.75-20.SO; ^5 scarce; few 280-325 1-19.50; 180-190 lbs 20.25-50; 150-170 lbs lB.75-20.00; 120-1M lb« 10.25-18,25; few 100-110 lbs 14.2515.50; soft's 100 lbs doxn largely 16.15-11.75; load 362 Ib sows 11.85; few lighter kinds up to 18.00; most sows 400 lljs up 14.75-16.15. Cattle 2500; calves IIOO; early sales average good and choice steer* and heifers 32.00-35.00; few medium and good replacement steers 31.5032.15; utility and commercial cow« mostly 23.00-21.00; few lo 28.00; canncrs and cutters 17,00-22^0. In 1949. 102.671 men died of cancer, compared with 101 ^an women Magnolia Election Is in Dispute MAGNOLIA, Ark.. Sept, 12. f>Tj A Democratic Party primary, In which a new mayor wa.i nominated here, may be void. Bes W. Godley defeated Mayor Sam Crnmper. 786 to 432, yesterday for the Democratic nomination—tantamount to election in Arkansas. Treasurer Ben Rniford was reelected, defeating Mrs, Grace Grjf- fin, 6*9 to 570, However, in Little Rock, an assistant attorney general .said that he knev of no special authorization Form Man Held In Slaying Case FORREST CITY. Ark.. Sept. 12. *y--A farm worker wai held here today for questioning m the shotgun slaying of a St. Francis county farmer. Sheriff Roger West said Erwin Quinn, 40, was shot to death yesterday with a 16-gange shotgun on a farm on Crowley's Ridge near here. West reported h* was holding Joe Nichols, about 50. without charge for Investigation. Nichols worked on the farm with Qulnn. 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